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United States Patent D551,954
Tan October 2, 2007

Captive screw


CLAIM The ornamental design for a captive screw, as shown and described.
Inventors: Tan; Thomas (Singapore, SG)
Assignee: T R Formac Pte Ltd. (Singapore, SG)
Appl. No.: D/245,971
Filed: December 29, 2005

Foreign Application Priority Data

Jul 11, 2005 [EM] 000373576

Current U.S. Class: D8/387
Current International Class: 0808
Field of Search: D8/387-388 411/378,403,366.1,387.1,393,402

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D400430 November 1998 McDonough et al.
D469005 January 2003 Ellis et al.
D472797 April 2003 Ellis et al.
D480950 October 2003 Ellis et al.
D484031 December 2003 Ellis et al.
D490297 May 2004 Menta
D492895 July 2004 Ellis et al.
D493362 July 2004 Aukzemas et al.
D494458 August 2004 Aukzemas et al.
D501396 February 2005 Frattarola
D502644 March 2005 Ellis et al.
Primary Examiner: Baynham; Holly H.
Assistant Examiner: Friedman; Sheryl
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Abelman, Frayne & Schwab


FIG. 1 is a side view of a captive screw showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a sectional view following the line 5--5 of FIG. 3; and,

FIG. 6 is a side view thereof in an alternative position.

The broken line showing portions of the captive screw in FIGS. 2 and 4 are for illustrative purposes only and do not form part of the claimed design.

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